Ana Belén Soage is currently based in Madrid, where she teaches Politics of the Middle East at Suffolk University. She also serves as a Senior Analyst in Wikistrat's analytic community. Dr. Soage holds a Ph.D. in Middle Eastern Studies. She has studied and worked in several Western European and Arab countries and is fluent in Spanish, English, Arabic and French. Dr. Soage has published multiple articles, book reviews and book chapters on issues related to Political Islam, both in the Muslim world and in the West, and International Relations with a focus on the Middle East. In addition, she is a member of the editorial board of Politics, Religion & Ideology and Religion Compass.
This individual is a guest contributor for mei.edu, and is not affiliated with The Middle East Institute.